Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
Fasken Martineau
This bulletin describes some of the general duties of an Agent under a Personal Directive, an Attorney under an enduring Power of Attorney and a Personal Representative under a Will...
Torkin Manes LLP
But if parents consistently support a child and his or her family and improve the family's lifestyle, what happens when the adult child separates from her spouse.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
As a general rule of thumb, we suggested that if your estate planning documents are more than three to five years old, it's time to review and up-date them.
Torkin Manes LLP
We live in a time of "delayed adulthood," in which children over the age of 18 are either living with or are dependent on their parents for longer and longer, especially when it comes to the costs of post-secondary education.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Otto and Karoline Greither were residents of Germany who jointly owned a B.C. company. They sought tax advice with respect to their Canadian holdings...
Miller Thomson LLP
The answer to this question is likely "no" in most provinces except where the farm chores amount to "exploitation", or a provincial statute varies general common law rules.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
In Part I of Estate Planning – Regular Check-Ups Required!, we discussed how changes in your assets may require that you review and revise your estate planning documents.
O'Sullivan Law
A cottage or other vacation home can be a significant personal, emotional and financial commitment.
Clark Wilson LLP
Upon the death of an individual in British Columbia, unlike other Canadian jurisdictions, there can exist a legal duty upon the person charged with disposing of a deceased's remains to follow the deceased's final wishes...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
If you're one of the minority of Canadians that has a Will, congratulations! By having a Will, you've made the decisions of who will handle the assets in your estate, who will receive those assets...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The most recent chapter in the debate regarding the continued operation of the presumption of advancement in the context of property division attempts to put the presumption to rest, once and for all.
O'Sullivan Law
On January 1, 2017, most of the provisions of the All Families Are Equal Act (Parentage and Related Registrations Statute Law Amendments), 2016 (S.O. 2016, c. 23) came into effect in Ontario.
Lindsay Kenney LLP
What happens if some years after executing a Will, a Will-maker notes her intention to change her estate distribution but passes away before taking steps to formally execute a new Will?
Torkin Manes LLP
Canada's incoming Governor-General, Julie Payette, recently sought to have the contents of her Maryland divorce file sealed.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The All Families Are Equal Act ("AFAEA"), which entered into force on January 1st, 2017, reflects the Government of Ontario's desire to implement a broad progressive agenda throughout provincial legislation...
Mills & Mills LLP
Clients are often apprehensive about their first meeting with a family lawyer. Knowing what to expect can ease anxiety and coming prepared for some of the questions you'll be asked can help make the most of your time.
O'Sullivan Law
As we return from Labour Day weekend and reflect back on the summer that never quite was, a major issue that will grab attention over the next weeks, now that it's business as usual again...
Lindsay Kenney LLP
The case of Warde v. Slatter, 2017 BCSC 274 involves a company, started by the parents of the husband.
Lindsay Kenney LLP
When it comes to estate planning, you've probably heard about making a Will.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries of this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Lindsay Kenney LLP
What happens if some years after executing a Will, a Will-maker notes her intention to change her estate distribution but passes away before taking steps to formally execute a new Will?
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
If you're one of the minority of Canadians that has a Will, congratulations! By having a Will, you've made the decisions of who will handle the assets in your estate, who will receive those assets...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Otto and Karoline Greither were residents of Germany who jointly owned a B.C. company. They sought tax advice with respect to their Canadian holdings...
Clark Wilson LLP
Upon the death of an individual in British Columbia, unlike other Canadian jurisdictions, there can exist a legal duty upon the person charged with disposing of a deceased's remains to follow the deceased's final wishes...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries of this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
McInnes Cooper
Here are some tax basics and key planning strategies for three common estate planning scenarios that Canadians with U.S. connections regularly face.
O'Sullivan Law
This Special Advisory provides an overview of the new rules regarding the taxation of testamentary and life interest trusts effective January 1, 2016, and how they may affect existing trusts...
O'Sullivan Law
With increasing globalization of people and their assets, a growing and often hidden threat is multiple taxation on death.
O'Sullivan Law
This Advisory provides an overview of the legal concept of a trust, including its role in family wealth preservation and management.
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